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Nov 28, 2012 8:00pm EST
. gordon brown helped -- tell the next g-20 in april that the london -- hled the next 6-20 in spril in london. we went out to abbey road. the wife said we should go knock on the door and see if we can get a toure. that is what they did. we knocked on doors. they give is a great toure -- gave us a great tour, including studio 2 where the beatles recorded all their stuff. they bought out all these pianos and keyboards. i fooled around on after probably 20 minutes. my disappointment was when i left, the presented me with a cd that was recording what i was doing. if i had known that, i wouldn't try to actually play something and do it well but i was just fooling around. >> >> he worked his way up and went to harvard law school and then one of his brothers emigrated out west to illinois to galena, where the mining industry was at its heyday. he arrived after a month's journey by ship, by stagecoach, by train and arrived in steamboat in this muddy mining town, order themselves in a log cabin, established a law practice in a log cabin and slowly worked his way up to become a very successfu
Nov 15, 2012 8:00pm EST
. -- that was a supreme court decision and if you look at legacies, one can go the route of plessy v. ferguson or brown v. board and i get to say these things is as a nonlawyer although having spent to the last few years of my life with smart lawyers, that i try to learn from and nana certainly the expert on this panel for the justices are likely to go but i'm incredibly optimistic in the case and i assume the doma cases wouldn't be filed either by the brilliant lawyers and the legal organizations so i'm optimistic. i think it's a mistake to write off anything. >> let's could move to capitol hill and just thinking, we talked earlier about tammy baldwin. patrick, what do you think her presence in the senate will mean in the -- and there were other lawmakers, lgbt lawmakers elected the cycle. is that going to change the dynamic on the hill at all? >> sure and it's a lot to put on her shoulders to change the constitution of the u.s. senate. if anyone is capable of that, tammy is in the things we have learned in the state legislatures around the country is even in some of the toughest states with the toughes
Nov 29, 2012 8:00pm EST
me get the entire list because i'm proud that they've joined me in this effort -- brown of ohio, cardin, and now senator inhofe have joined me in filing an amendment to this defense authorization bill that would impose an asset freeze and visa ban on any outside parties that are providing support to the m-23 rebels. an amendment i urge my friends, senators levin and mccain, to accept. i hope such sanctions won't be needed and that wiser heads prevail. the people of eastern congo have suffered long enough. now, i know that senator levin is working for the approval of this amendment. i sincerely hope that it can be done before the end of the evening. i'm going to at this point yield the floor in the hopes that we can bring this to a positive conclusion. mr. inhofe: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from oklahoma. mr. inhofe: let me compliment the senator on his concern for this activity that's going on there. i would like to clarify, though, for the record because i have had personal conversations wit with -- with the president, with many members of the staff and g
Oct 31, 2012 8:00pm EDT
's not a harold brown studies at csis the center for strategic and international studies after spending 40 years in the marine corps. today, he is playing the the national security adviser. the will that comes easily to him. next to him is william iii, the number two over the pentagon and he served undersecretary robert gates and leon panetta. his job was just this. he managed 3 million people in a budget of $700 billion. today he is the ceo of drs technologies and other world-class labor expert. beside bill is stephen seth pinsky the former deputy assistant director of the fbi cyber division. he has the highest ranking position in the fbi cyber decision and he will be playing the fbi director swedes general cartwright playing the role of the national security advisor and the bill is the secretary of defense. this is perfect to play that role and we have steve out of the fbi. on your screen you also see their roles that they are playing on your table we also have the agenda. and dmitri alperovitch is the co-founder and chief technology officer at the computer security fixture. he focused busines
Nov 20, 2012 8:00pm EST
. the administration lost control of it, wrestle it back after scott brown and after they lost their majority in january the following year, but then, of course, occupy wall street adds welcoming up -- as well coming up. obama keeps them at arms' length for the most part. i think the thinking, and i hear this from progressive activists over the last few days is a bit of a -- what's that line, lbj, you know, says to various leaders of his day, make me do it. you know, -- marlin -- martin luther king and others, make me do it. people are getting a system that obama and the signaling system of america, there is a need, even after obama's done, after a new election, there's a sense of a new start is make him arise in new ways to the challenge of the moment. that's an interestst -- interesting moment, looking back in 2009, thinking clearly with a hard eye about maybe what he might have done and now having a fresh hundred days to capitalize on. >> do you agree with john that he's essentially a pragmatist? >> i do. i do think he's a pragmatist. it's interesting. i think that he's a guy who, in my re
Nov 21, 2012 8:00pm EST
itself and jim brown, the nfl legendary, the legendary nfl running back was on the panel and dan garza, professor at stanford who has worked on mouthguard technology that can measure the force of impacts on the head and kevin turner who was the subject of documentary which you will see a clip of it called american man produced by a colleague of mine who works at hbo. so, this panel will be featured in a show on the world channel on november 20 at 8:00 p.m. and on line as well. pbs is working with, public television is working with the aspen institute to turn this into a one-hour session. there will be a whole one-hour session which will include conversations about football safety but we are going to play about a ten-minute clip of that. [no audio] [inaudible conversations] let's come back to it. sorry about that. so what i would like to do now is start off this conversation about the under 14 question, the pre-high school equation and i would like to do that with our special guest, dr. robert cantu who many of you will of course are familiar with. he is the chief of neurosurgery and ch
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